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things. i put my own twist on it. >> her prize for "chopped junior" is $10,000. she said she'll use it to feed the homeless. >> how great is that. and she's 12 and wants to be a gastroenterologist. >> those are the stories we're following at 5:00. state of emergency. we're following breaking news in charlotte, north carolina, where a man is in critical condition following violent protests in the streets. in the wake of police-involved shootings, both donald trump and hillary clinton are sounding off. and septa payback. more trouble for the transit agency. find out why a volt today could cost them hundreds of thousands of dollars. >> announcer: "nbc10 news" starts now. 5:00, good morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm vai sikahema.
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just a few more hours, guess what, five more hours left to summer. with bill henley in the nbc10 "first alert" neighborhood weather. >> if you have any summer activities, you better wrap them up quickly. it's going to feel like summer all day long and this afternoon. it feels a little like autumn this morning. temperatures are running cooler. one of the cooler spots, wilmington, delaware. clear skies. 61 degrees in wilmington. that is definitely cooler than ayesterday, down by five degrees compared to yesterday this time. dover, eight degrees cooler, and vineland down by ten. 50s and 60s will be warming up into the 80s this afternoon which is typical for summer, not this time of year. we should stop in the 70s. that's the 11:00 a.m. temperature. in the lehigh valley, new jersey, the suburbs, philadelphia, 86 degrees. delaware up to 85.
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the jersey shore with mostly sunny skies. we'll go through the forecast hour by hour when i come back in a few minutes. but first, jessica boyington has the "first alert" traffic. >> good morning, bill, we're starting off with construction, we're starting off in belmar, new jersey where there is construction. exit ramp closed headed to 295 northbound. you'll be diverted around there. out in mount laurel road, the new jersey turnpike on the northbound side. just approaching route 73. here's 95 around the betsy ross bridge. no slowdowns behind the construction zone right here. on the southbound side, though, you can see we have lane restrictions in place. and no reported delays, vai and tracy. >> jessica, thank you. it's 5:02, we're following breaking news out of charlotte, north carolina. the governor has declared a state emergency after violent protests broke out. >> nbc10's matt delucia is live
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at the digital operations center. matt, you've been gathering more photos. >> there are more injuries. but first, we haven't seen a lot of damage, by demonstrators and looters, hundreds of protesters spilled into the streets of charlotte for a second night. governor pat mccrory has declared a state emergency to deploy the national guard. protests before the shots rang out near the omni and ritz charlton hotels. the demonstrators were protesting the fatal shooting, police shooting of keith scott. he was shot and killed by an officer on tuesday. witnesses at the scene say scott did not have a gun and was reading a book in his car. they will protest tuesday night as well but violence continues.
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one described a man being shot last night. >> i don't know. they just shot somebody in front of me. there was blood. there was a crowd of people. i don't -- i don't know if he's dead. >> person who was shot was currently in critical condition. he is on life support. police say it was not an officer who shot that man. two others were hospitalized and four police officers were taken to area hospitals. coming up at 5:30, we're going to take a closer look at what investigators are working with in this case including body camera questions if and when that will be released. live in the digital operations center, matt delucia, "nbc10 news." >> the presidential candidates are waiting on it in charlotte. >> they urged respect for both police and the victims. >> we've got two more names to add to a list of african-americans killed by police officers in these
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encounters. it's unbearable. and it needs to become intorable. >> donald trump also offered his condolences saying something must be done about violence. >> so they do that, maybe they can't be doing what they're doing, okay? they can't be doing what they're doing. >> trump will be back in the area for his push for pennsylvania. >> the republican nominee will be in chester, delaware county for a rally tonight. yesterday he focused on winning african-american voters in a town hall. here's how trump said he would stop violence in the black communities. >> i would do stop and frisk. >> new york city ended its stop and frisk policy in 2014 after a state court ruled it unconstitutional. the we asked local african-americans if that would affect the decision whether or not to vote for trump.
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>> i'm going say i have yet to show me where he's a racist. i hear people say it all the time, the muslim thing. >> he speaks out about mexen kaes. he hasn't really said about what he would do for african-americans. how, he would help us move forward. >> polls and statistics show trump has an uphill climb in philadelphia with seven times more registered democrats than republicans. >> the two major white house candidates will square off monday night on debate night. join nbc10's decision 2016 team. be part of the live audience or watch us live on tv that night at 7:00. followed by what you want to hear the candidates say during the debate. then at 9:00, the candidates' live debate from hofstra
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university in new york. a cashier is recovering after being hit in the head after a robbery at this 7-eleven in wynwood. police say would armed men went into the store, took cash, but not before bashing the cashier in the head. the ads haven't been rolling on more than 100 regional railcars that were pulled for repairs. the board would pay about $250,000 for the lost ad space in the month of july and august. and they may also pay back money for each additional month the rail cars are out of service. krurs replacing cracked peoples on those cars. septa expects all cars to be back in service by mid-november. and pennsylvania state leaders are working to make sure no one goes hungry. governor tom wolf's administration is putting a new plan into action called setting the table a blueprint for a
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hunger pennsylvania. he wants every region of the state to have a local food alliance to help fight hunger. and in philadelphia yesterday, community leaders and firefighters teamed up to buy groceries for help bag hunger day. it's part of an initiative by shoprite to raise money. shoprite stores across pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware participated. >> announcer: now your nbc10 "first alert" weather. 8 minutes after 5:00. a cooler start this morning, with clear skies, these temperatures are still falling. it's going to get cooler. 65 degrees in the city. look at the suburbs. delaware, 61 degrees. while at the shore, you can expect sunshine and it's going to feel warmer with fewer clouds around. 60. then we'll get into the upper 70s for the afternoon. right now, philadelphia does have cooler numbers to show you, collegeville is also a bit
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cooler in the suburbs, 67 degrees. melbourne is 60. kennett square in the 50s. these numbers will climb quickly. we'll see a lot of sunshine today. the humidity stays low but back in the 80s this afternoon. satellite and radar shows we are in the clear. the clouds have finally pushed a little farther to the south. an isolated shower or two in southern delaware. but that steadier rainfall is going to steer clear of the entire area. nothing more than a few sprinkles first thing this morning. you'll notice the humidity coming down as the temperatures warm up. later this afternoon, down to 40% lower than yesterday which means we're setting the stage for another pleasant evening this evening. it's going to be a warm afternoon in philadelphia. we'll start in the 60s and head into the 80s by lunchtime. 80 degrees. 85 degrees at 4:00. plenty of nine in the suburbs as well from the low 60s this
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morning to upper 70s at luvn lunchtime. and the warmup will have the lehigh valley into the low 80s. sunny skies in delaware, 82 degrees in wilmington. that's after a cool start. and in new jersey and at the shore, the clouds are finally breaking, 70 degrees at 8:00. by noon time, 76 degrees at the shore. into the middle 70s while interior new jersey heads into the low 80s this afternoon. i'll take a look at what you can expect real fall weather when i come back with the 10 day on 10 in just a few minutes. >> thank you, bill. 5:10 on a thursday morning as you like to call it -- >> -- friday eve. >> friday eve. >> jessica boyington is watching the time the construction clears. >> right. good news, we're watching the vine street expressway, a little past that construction point as
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well around 8th street. he's lanes here, towards 95, around this exit, towards the ben franklin bridge no problem there. westbound towards the schuylkill, we're good to go there as well. that accident out in east greenwich township, almost clear from the turnpike right around route 322, exit 2, there was a vehicle into the woods that overturned. there was a lost cleanup this morning. now most lanes getting by. just small restrictions there. no big delays on the turnpike. there's a disabled in franconia, cowpath road and meadow wood lane. tracy. targeting immigrants with a deal that's too good to be true. a local legal center is telling nbc10 it's been getting complaints over a housing team. we'll tell you about that. just days after his national anthem protest in prime time, we talked to safety stacy malcolm
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good morning, camden county. here's a live look an aking's highway in haddonfield where it's 61 degrees right now. and quiet. meanwhile, we're following breaking news, north carolina's governor declared a state of emergency in charlotte, after a second night of protests over a police shooting turned violent. >> last night's protest started as a clear vigil and march. it became violent after one protester was shot.
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he is on life support. police did not spire that shot. then police in riot gear fired tear gas. two people suffered minor injuries. the protests involved two days of protests after a police-involved shooting. and malcolm jenkins just days after his protest of the national anthem on monday nitrognight, jenkins and other teammates raised their hands in protest. asked about his decision to protest -- >> in light of, you know, really over the last few days, you know, we've had two more killings at the hands of police. so, i think there have been message that's are even more relevant, as we move past this
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weekend. >> jenkins says he did not receive a specific death threat. but one person posted a picture of him. with a racial epithet saying that, quote, every one of them needs a bullet in their head. that person was expelled from belmont university. you can hear more from malcolm jen since during nbc10's coverage of the eagles game. it starts with eagles game day kickoff. a warning to anyone looking to rent an apartment in trenton. an hispanic legal center it's getting complaints that immigrants who have not mastered the english language are being offered low cost rent but after they move in, they find out that the person isn't actually the landlord. >> these homes are in the process of being foreclosed.
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the original owners have moved out. so homes have been vacant for months or years. >> this is good advice for everyone, when you're looking to rent, make sure the property is a registered rental property or get the name of the owner. congress is demanding answers for the dramatic increase for the epipen. the ceo who making the life saving device testified on capitol hill. she was questioned for six hours. mylan is accused of driving up the price of the epipen from less than $200 to more than $600. >> we worked dill againstly to make the epipen more available. >> you have five executives in five years that earned nearly $300 million. >> epipens deliver an emergency dose of epinephrine when people have allergic reactions. and finally relief for
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headaches for drivers in philadelphia. the long neck bridge will reopen tuesday around lunchtime. the bridge connects germantown and roxbury neighborhoods across the creek. now, we know about the walnut lane bridge, how about the rest of the area. >> let's take the schuylkill expressway, for "first alert" traffic with jessica boyington has that. >> we're okay on the schuylkill, vai and tracy. we're watching montgomery drive, our cameras there, east and westbound. still great drive time, 13 minutes eastbound from the blue route to the vine street expressway. speed also in the high 50s so we're not seeing any problem getting in and out of the city. but in francona, cowpath road and meadow wood lane. more construction to watch for on lincoln drive. that's closed between wayne avenue and green street until friday around 5:00 p.m. and they'll reopen it as well the following week. you can take germantown avenue
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right there as an alternate. or just follow the detour signs they have posted. you'll be fine doing so. at that rate, we're not seeing any major delays. more construction over the delaware memorial bridge. the left lane is closed coming from new jersey. no problems or delays on 295 or new jersey turnpike. more updates when i come back in the next ten minutes. >> announcer: now your nbc10 "first alert" weather. >> 19 minutes after 5:00. just about five hours away from beginning of summer, this morning feels like autumn. a refreshing breeze is blowing. that's dry air blowing into the area. a live view from center city. it's going to be a warm autumn day with temperatures back in the 80s. typical for july but not for september. humidity stays low but temperatures will be cooling off into the 70s by tomorrow evening. by tomorrow morning, we'll be back in the 60s. 65 degrees, we're cool in
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philadelphia, the suburbs, everybody is running cooler this morning. 65 degrees at philadelphia international. parkside, andorra at 59 degrees. fox chase is 64. a really pleasant start and a warm summerlike afternoon. 85 degrees in summerton. doylestown, lansdale. 86 degrees for allentown, 84. easton up to 86. neighborhoods are a little different at the shore, you'll see more sunshine today, but the temperatures will stall once again in upper 70s thanks to a wind coming in off a cooler ocean. get away from the ocean, you get temperatures, delaware, up to 85 degrees. lingering clouds and 70s for rehoboth. you won't see clouds in wilmington or trenton but just to the south, clouds are starting to file into southern delaware. autumn, fortunately, 10:21 this morning. we warm into the 80s this
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afternoon and even warmer for the first full day of autumn. it's the weekend that will be cooling down. look at sunday. high of 70 degrees. there's your fall weather and it continues right on through the end of next week. thank you, bill. just days after an explosion that hurt 31 people, new york city police find another suspicious package under an overpass. we'll tell you what they found and why it prompted them to shut the expressway. plus, a venomous snake on the loose in our area. we'll tell you where police found this cobra and what they're looking for now. i'm really good at war. i love war in a certain way. including with nukes, yes including with nukes. i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me.
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it's 5:24. hey, have you lost a snake in delaware county? well, if so, springfield police actually want to hear from you. they tweeted out this photo of an eight-foot long snake. police say people spotted this cobra along spring valley road yesterday. the venomous snake, typically found in south america. if you use yahoo! you may have been hacked. yahoo! is expected to confirm a massive data breach. landon dowdy is here. what do we know about this, landon? >> hi, that's right, yahoo! is expects to confirm a massive dat ba breach for 200,000 users' accounts. it's investigating an nents in which hackers claim they got names, and personal information. and the breach could complicate the nearly $5 billion sales of
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yahoo!'s core internet. meanwhile on wall street, the markets could take a breather following gains fueled by the federal reserve. the nasdaq closing at an all-time high. even high they are this morning. the fed leaving interest rates unchanged for a rate hike, a signal that a move is likely in december. look for unemployment and housing. the dow raising 163 points. nasdaq up 53 to 5295. tracy, back to you. >> cnbc's landon dowdy. thanks. 5:25, and 65 degrees. we're running 5 to 10 degrees cooler than yesterday. humidity is lower. and get ready for a sunny day today. a nice pleasant breeze blowing this morning. on the last morning of summer. jessica boyington is watching for shore traffic this morning, jessica? >> all traffic, bill.
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that's what we're doing this morning. we've got you covered everywhere. right now, route 73 at fox meadow drive. a lot of our roads look great. into philadelphia, we'll have more updates for you when i come back at 5:30. 5:26 right now, moments after this, we have new video showing the man accused of planting explosive devices in new york and north jersey and what he was doing just after. plus this -- >> i'm getting all -- >> video does not scare me, dude. >> we have an update on a story we brought you first on nbc10. hear about the fallout for a philadelphia police officer accused of several road rage incidents. >> announcer: sponsored by comcast business. built for business. well i don't believe that's how you get things done in our country. it takes democrats and republicans working together. that's how we got health care for 8 million kids.
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right now on "nbc 10 news today," a state of emergency in charlotte, north carolina. one man is now in critical condition after violent protests broke out in the city. new video behind the man allegedly behind the explosions in new york and new jersey. and new details in a case of road rage caught on camera. we'll tell you what's happening to the philadelphia police officer accused of being involved. >> announcer: "nbc10 news" starts now. 5:30. good morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm vai sikahema.
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during the break, we were doing a facebook live and i was doing moments of summer -- >> summer is -- >> well -- not quite over. let's go to bill henley. >> you have 4 hour, 50 minutes and 54 seconds to enjoy summer. time for more memories. is this a pleasant start. temperatures running cooler. 60 now in new jersey, 61 degrees and still falling in the suburbs and 56 degrees in the lehigh valley. we will see lots of sunshine. clouds lingering have finally cleared. temperatures and humidity nice and low. that 65 degrees in philadelphia. it will warm back into the 80s. we saw a high of 86 yesterday. 86 degrees in the city. 84 for the suburbs. a look at the 80s for new jersey, lehigh valley and delaware. a sea breeze blowing, bright sunshine at the shore, 77 degrees will be the high temperature. we'll take a


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